Qualified and Popular African Studies Graduate Programs

In United States, 170 schools have the African Studies programs in graduate level. Next table shows the top 20 schools that have the qualified African Studies graduate programs. University of Chicago has the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $61,548 and Georgetown University has the most completers (108 students) who earned their graduate degree for African Studies program.
Next table compares the popular and qualified African Studies graduate programs by rank, tuition, and number of completers. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort. You may want see the overall tuition information and list of all graduate programs that offers African Studies programs at African Studies tuition information page.
2020-2021 Qualified and Popular African Studies Graduate Schools Comparison
RankNameGraduate Tuition & FeesNumber of Completers1)Total Number of Graduate StudentsNumber of Total Graduate ProgramsStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Stanford UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsStanford, CA $49,617 39 10,294 158 programs 5 to 1
2 Harvard UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA $49,214 84 21,616 274 programs 7 to 1
3 Princeton UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsPrinceton, NJ $53,770 14 2,946 86 programs 5 to 1
4 Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $49,968 53 22,861 375 programs 6 to 1
5 Yale UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNew Haven, CT $43,300 55 7,469 217 programs 6 to 1
6 University of ChicagoPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $61,548 36 10,370 154 programs 5 to 1
7 Brown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsProvidence, RI $58,180 39 3,214 169 programs 6 to 1
8 University of PennsylvaniaPrivate, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA $40,182 2 14,009 255 programs 6 to 1
9 Northwestern UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsEvanston, IL $56,567 18 13,485 248 programs 6 to 1
10 Georgetown UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsWashington, DC $51,790 108 11,745 124 programs 11 to 1
11 Duke UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDurham, NC $56,888 15 9,924 168 programs 6 to 1
12 University of California-Los AngelesPublic, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $28,055
($12,953 Residents)
46 12,960 213 programs 18 to 1
13 Cornell UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsIthaca, NY $29,585 11 8,418 226 programs 9 to 1
14 University of California-BerkeleyPublic, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $29,289
($14,187 Residents)
24 11,648 196 programs 20 to 1
15 New York UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNew York, NY $35,562 69 25,114 441 programs 9 to 1
16 Vanderbilt UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsNashville, TN $46,297 5 5,963 166 programs 7 to 1
17 University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $47,107 12 27,403 472 programs 9 to 1
18 Washington University in St LouisPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Louis, MO $54,750 13 8,101 180 programs 7 to 1
19 Johns Hopkins UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBaltimore, MD $57,556 7 20,088 281 programs 7 to 1
20 University of Michigan-Ann ArborPublic, 4 yearsAnn Arbor, MI $48,532
($24,218 Residents)
34 16,398 351 programs 11 to 1
1) Number of completers who received/competing graduate African Studies program - master, doctorate, or post-graduate certificate.

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of African Studies

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Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the United States and its Pre-Columbian and colonial predecessors, and including the flow of immigrants from other societies
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the Asian Continent, including the study of the Asian diasporas overseas
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of East Asia, defined as including China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet, related borderlands and island groups, and including the study of the East Asian diasporas overseas
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the region encompassing Russia, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia, including the Balkan, Baltic, Caucasus, and Central Asian states that were republics of the former Soviet Union
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the European Continent, including the study of European migration patterns and colonial empires
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of North Africa, Southwestern Asia, Asia Minor, and the Arabian Peninsula, related borderlands and island groups, and including emigrant and immigrant groups
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of Australasia and the Pacific Ocean, related island groups and bordering coastal regions, and including pre- and post-colonial migration patterns
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of the Russian Federation and its Soviet, Czarist, and medieval predecessors and related borderlands
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of Scandinavia, defined as Northern Europe including Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, related island groups (including Greenland), and borderlands
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of South Asia, defined as including Afghanistan, India, the Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, and Sri Lanka and related borderlands and island groups; and including the study of migration patterns and overseas diasporas
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of Southeast Asia, defined as including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam; related borderlands and island groups; and including the study of migration patterns and overseas diasporas
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of historical Western Europe, defined as including Britain, Ireland, France, the Low Countries, the Iberian Peninsula, Italy, the Western Mediterranean, and related island groups and borderlands
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of Canada and its Pre-Columbian, colonial, and pre-federation predecessors, including immigrant flows and related borderlands and island groups
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Slavic peoples inhabiting Europe, Asia, and in immigrant groups elsewhere, including the study of the emergence and migration patterns of Slavic culture, languages, and populations
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples and countries of Inner/Central Asia, including the Turkic and Mongolian inhabitants of the Caspian, Amur, Tien Shan, Baikal, Gobi, Siberian, and Manchurian areas and the historical Silk Road, in terms of their past and present development
A program that focuses on the defined geographic subregions and subcultures within modern and historical countries and societies. Includes such topics as Acadian Studies, French Canadian and Quebec Studies, Southern (U.S.) Studies, Appalachian (U.S.) Studies, New England Studies, Southwestern Studies, Northern Studies, and others
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of present-day China and its historical predecessors, related borderlands and island groups, and the overseas Chinese diaspora
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of France, other Francophone countries inside and outside Europe, and the French colonial experience and the associated French minorities around the world
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of Germany, the neighboring countries of Austria and Switzerland, the German minorities in neighboring European countries, and the historical areas of German influence across Europe and overseas
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of modern Italy and its predecessors on the Italian Peninsula, including the overseas migrations of Italian peoples
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the peoples of Japan, and related island groups and coastal neighbors
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the peoples of Korea, including related island groups and borderlands
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the peoples of the Iberian Peninsula and related island groups and border regions from earliest times to the present, with particular emphasis on the development of Spain and Portugal but including other historical and current cultures
A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora, from the early Christian period to the present
An integrated program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of the peoples and countries of the Latin American and Caribbean region
Any instructional program in Area Studies which is not categorized in sub area
A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary and comparative study of the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of North American racial and ethnic groups, including African Americans, American Indians/Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans
A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of the North American peoples descended from the African diaspora; focusing on the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, but also including reference to Latin American elements of the diaspora
A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the American Indian, Aleut, Inuit, Hawaiian and other native peoples of the Americas from earliest times until the present, with particular emphasis on U.S. and Canadian populations and their problems but including reference to Caribbean and Latin American native peoples
A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic American immigrant populations within the U.S. and Canada, including Mexican-American Studies, Cuban American Studies, Puerto Rican Studies, and others
A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of Asian population groups who have immigrated to the United States and Canada, or sought refugee asylum, from the colonial period to the present, and including Chinese-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Korean-Americans, Vietnamese-Americans, Cambodian-Americans, and others
A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of women, and the development of modern feminism in relation to the roles played by women in different periods and locations in North America and the world. Programs may focus on literature, philosophy, and the arts as much as on social studies and policy
A program that focuses on the study of creativity and aesthetic expression in everyday life, as expressed in narrative, literature, performing arts, culture, work, family and community
A program that focuses on the nature, meaning, and consequences of what it is to be defined as disabled and explores the historical, cultural, economic, physiological, and socio-political dynamics of disability. Includes instruction in disability rights, legal issues, and public policy; literature, philosophy, and the arts; and/or research in the social sciences, education, and health sciences addressing social and experiential aspects of disability
A program that focuses on the sociological, historical and linguistic aspects of the deaf and hearing impaired, and that prepares individuals to work with the deaf and hearing impaired. Includes instruction in American Sign Language, deaf studies, American deaf culture, structure of American Sign Language, history of the American deaf community, and civil rights of deaf people
Any instructional program in Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies which is not categorized in sub area
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